Durango KOA Local Attractions

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Local Area Attractions Near Durango KOA

Durango is known for endless outdoor recreation, as well as world-class attractions like the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park, and historic downtown Durango.
There are numerous entertainment opportunities that feature something for everyone. You'll find that Durango is the ideal destination for your next family vacation, or group outing.
Check out the city's cosmopolitan side when you experience all of the comforts and attractions that downtown Durango has to offer. Immerse yourself in our town’s vibrant heritage on a walking tour through historic downtown, and savor a gourmet meal at one of the area’s many cafés or restaurants. Take in a show at a Durango theater or music venue, or feed your creative side at one of Durango’s museums or art galleries.

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Coal/steam powered narrow gauge train that chugs through the scenic wilderness of the San Juan National Forest from Durango to Silverton. All aboard for an 1882 adventure on the Silverton train. The sights and scenery you encounter on your trip through the San Juan National Forest are truly spectacular. Located 7 miles from campground.

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Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park , located just 43 miles from the KOA , is the site of the largest concentration of Anasazi Cliff Dwellings in the United States. Mesa Verde, a World Heritage Site, offers one of the finest architectural examples of the early resourceful people - huge cities have been protected from the centuries within high cliff alcoves.

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San Juan Skyway
San Juan Skyway

236 mile scenic loop. Durango is on it!

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers

Enjoy a real western evening, delicious Chuckwagon supper, and a great western show. You will thrill to the songs, stories and comedy of the Bar D Wrangles as they present their famous stage show of the Old West. Come early and visit Chapel in the Pines, Bar D train, Artisan Shop, Record Shop, Smuts Blacksmith Shop, gift shop, The Leatherworks, Chocolate Factory and T-shirt shop. Located 17 miles from campground.

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Historic Durango
Historic Durango

Where Old West meets the Southwest. Downtown Durango is a Nationally Registered Historic District and home to historic boutique hotels, award winning restaurants, laid-back brewpubs, and fabulous art galleries, museums, and shops.

Local Area Recreation Near Durango KOA

Powerhouse Science Center

Powerhouse Science Center

A premiere interactive science center for all ages located in a very early alternating coal fire ac current power plant.   The Powerhouse presents a wide range of programs, exhibits, and activities designed to provide an entertaining and inspiring look at science — past, present, and future.

1333 Camino del Rio

Durango, CO 81303

970-259-9234

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